Northumbria Police cop a friendly hammering from Sunderland RCA

Luke Page hit four goals for RCA on Saturday
Luke Page hit four goals for RCA on Saturday

Sunderland RCA warmed up for Thursday’s friendly against Sunderland Under-23s by hitting eight goals without reply against Northumbria Police on Saturday.

The Meadow Park men eased to victory, helped by four goals from Luke Page, while Dylan Elliott, summer signing Mark Davison, Jonny Davis and Jak Ashton also notched.

West Auckland beat the Carlisle United Park View U19s 2-0, with Anthony Bell’s cross knocked in for an own goal and Mark Doninger adding a second from the penalty spot.

Spennymoor Town won 5-1 at Gusborough Town, with Shane Henry, David Foley, Rob Ramshaw, Andrew Johnson and a trialist on target.

Shildon’s Danny Earl hit a spectacular, angled half-volley from 20 yards against York City, but Martin Gray’s men hit back to win 2-1, courtesy of Jon Parkin’s header and a close-range Macauley Langstaff strike.

Connor Halpin and Jonny Swift struck as Esh Winning beat Felling Magpies 2-0. Esh take on Percy Main at Stanley’s North Durham Academy tonight.

Craig Hutchinson gave Billingham Town the lead against Hartlepool United, but trialist Harry Middleton levelled matters in a 1-1 draw at Bedford Terrace.